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News Benin » Oueme: AfDB Approves US$67.19 Million for Agricultural Infrastructure in Benin

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Publication date: hursday 24 October 2013

23 October 2013 in Tunis approved a combination of one loan and two grants amounting to US$ 67.19 million to finance the Oueme Valley Agricultural Infrastructure Support Project (PAIA-VO) in Benin. The objective of the PAIA-VO is to help ensure sustainable ...

News Benin » Oueme: River flooding prompts fears of malnutrition, disease

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Publication date: Sunday 14 September 2008

During the rainy season, which typically runs from June to September, the 450-km Oueme river, Benin's longest, typically overflows its banks and floods the agricultural Oueme valley. 'Up to our necks' Justin Hounkponou, 22-years old, told IRIN there is not ...

News Benin » Oueme: Benin to get 60 mln USD subsidy from Netherlands for water sector

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Publication date: uesday 06 December 2016

The support covers the period 2017-2020 and is to assist the implementation of Omidelta program targeting drinking water in rural and urban areas, integrated water resources management in the Oueme river delta region and in the coastal area of Benin ...

News Benin » Oueme: Missionaries look beyond home invasion

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Publication date: hursday 28 June 2007

BENIN, West Africa (BP)--Bob and Becky Couts have served as ... Bob was looking up news on the Internet and Becky was washing dinner dishes in their home in the Oueme Valley, two hours north of the capital city of Porto-Novo, when four young men forced ...

News Benin » Oueme: Benin acquires three new coastal patrol craft

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Publication date: onday 02 April 2012

Benin’s navy will soon receive three new coastal patrol boats from French manufacturer OCEA as the country boosts its naval capabilities to deal with a dramatic rise in maritime insecurity along its coast. The three vessels are named Alibori, Oueme and ...

News Benin » Oueme: African Land, No Stranger to Coups, Repulses an Attack by ‘Mercenaries’

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Publication date: Sunday 16 January 1977

NIAMEY, Niger, Jan. 16—The Government of neighboring Benin reported today that its troops had routed a number of unidentified armed men who landed at a military airfield overnight and launched an attack on the city of Cotonou. By Agence France‐Presse ...

News Benin » Oueme: Benin floods kill 43, make 98,000 homeless

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Publication date: onday 18 October 2010

Benin borders Nigeria and has a population of about 8.8 million. Its capital, Cotonou, is low-lying and deals with yearly flooding. The Oueme river often overflows, typically affecting thousands of people. An increasing number of people have moved into ...

News Benin » Oueme: UN: Benin two-thirds flooded after heavy rains, 43 dead

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Publication date: Sunday 17 October 2010

The United Nations says two-thirds of the West African nation of Benin is flooded after heavy rains ... Unseasonably heavy rains have caused the Oueme and Mono rivers to overflow. The UN's Office for the Co-ordination of Humanitarian Affairs (Ocha ...